Music

Iceland riveted as notorious 1828 murder case is retried

Sep 8, 2017

A chilling double murder has haunted Icelanders for nearly 2 centuries _ and now the case is being re-examined by a mock trial

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' screens in 3-D at Venice

Sep 4, 2017

Director John Landis says he is still upset by Michael Jackson's death, but a Venice Film Festival screening dedicated to "Thriller" is a chance to celebrate the musician's life

Director Zeffirelli misses gala event at new Florence museum

Jul 31, 2017

Andre Bocelli and a Haitian children's choir inaugurated the Franco Zeffirelli International Center of the Performing Arts while the 94-year-old film and theater director live-streamed the events from home

Incoming Vienna Opera chief taps conductor Philippe Jordan

Jul 31, 2017

Incoming Vienna State Opera director Bogdan Roscic says he has signed conductor Philippe Jordan as the opera house's music director after Roscic takes over in 2020

Police detain dozens of migrants in Milan train station

Jul 26, 2017

Authorities have detained several dozen people outside Milan's main train station in response to an increasing public security issue as the city deals with a new wave of migrants

The Latest: Milan police detain 36 at migrant meeting spot

Jul 26, 2017

Authorities have detained several dozen people outside Milan's main train station as the city is seeing a new wave of arriving migrants

Jiri Belohlavek, Czech Philharmonic conductor, dies at 71

Jun 1, 2017

Jiri Belohlavek, chief conductor and music director of the Czech Philharmonic orchestra, has died at age 71

Conductor Riccardo Chailly to celebrate 40 years at La Scala

May 31, 2017

Conductor Riccardo Chailly to celebrate 40 years at La Scala next season

Elton John, Kirsten Dunst indulge in Gucci's Renaissance

May 31, 2017

Alessandro Michele's midseason Cruise 2018 collection was as artistically eccentric as the portraits hanging in the Medici's private Vasari Corridor

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

May 27, 2017

Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots linked arms across a United Nations controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus' capital Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement

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